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Compensation for improvements made on the land

This indicator asks whether national laws require assessors of compensation to account for the improvements made on the expropriated land. "Improvements" refers to the attached and unattached assets on the land (e.g. buildings, crops). This indicator is based on Section 16.3 of the VGGTs, which provides that "States should ensure a fair valuation and prompt compensation in accordance with national law." Furthermore, section 18.2 of the VGGTs provides "Policies and laws related to valuation should strive to ensure that valuation systems take into account non-market values, such as social, cultural, religious, spiritual and environmental values where applicable." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and court decisions at the national level.

Compensation for intangible land values (e.g. historical, cultural, spiritual values)

This indicator asks whether national laws require assessors of compensation to account for intangible land values (e.g. historical, cultural, spiritiual values) associated with the expropriated land. This indicator is based on Section 16.3 of the VGGTs, which provides that "States should ensure a fair valuation and prompt compensation in accordance with national law." Furthermore, section 18.2 of the VGGTs provides "Policies and laws related to valuation should strive to ensure that valuation systems take into account non-market values, such as social, cultural, religious, spiritual and environmental values where applicable." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and court decisions at the national level.

Compensation for land use change

Compensation for land use change measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Compensation for undeveloped commons held by communities with customary tenure rights

This indicator asks whether national laws adopt VGGT principle 16.1 by providing compensation for undeveloped commons held by Indigenous Peoples and local communities. Principle 16. 1 of the VGGTs calls for States to resepect legitimate tenure rights by providing just compensation. Principle 9.4 provides that "where indigenous peoples and other communities with customary tenure systems have legitimate tenure rights to the ancestral lands on which they live, States should recognize and protect these rights." Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding laws, regulations, and some court decisions at the national level. For more info, see: http://www.wri.org/publication/encroaching-on-land-and-livelihoods

Compensation for unregistered customary tenure rights

This indicator asks whether national laws adopt VGGT section 16.1 by providing compensation for unregistered tenrue rights held by Indigenous Peoples and local commmunities. Section 16.1 provides that States should respecct legitimate tenure rights by providing just compensation. According to the VGGTs, States should respect and recognize the legitimate tenure rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities whether those tenure rights are formally recorded or not (see principles 9, 5.3, 3.1). Answering the question posed by the indicator entailed reviewing a broad range of legally binding statutes, regulations, and some court decisions at the national level. For more info, see: http://www.wri.org/publication/encroaching-on-land-and-livelihoods

Compensation paid for all rights regardless of registration status

Compensation paid for all rights regardless of registration status measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Complete recording of public land

Complete recording of public land measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Completeness of tax roll

Completeness of tax roll measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0

Compliance with safeguards monitored and enforced effectively

Compliance with safeguards monitored and enforced effectively measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices. For more information please visit http://go.worldbank.org/21M7S7AZO0